Artist/Designer

Webb, Margaret Ely

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Commissioned for

Edith Emerson Spencer

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on cream paper. This bookplate features a figure of a woman in a flowing gown, holding a bouquet of flowers. She is standing beside a body of water with water lilies, and there is a backdrop of flowers and foliage. The border is composed of floral motifs on the left and right sides. The name "EDITH EMERSON SPENCER" is inscribed at the bottom.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Language

English

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

5.25 x 3.5 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1161

Subject

Bookplate designers

Subject

Bookplates--Specimens

Subject

Books—Owners’ marks

Part of

Bookplate Collection of Christine Price

Donor

Christine Price

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2024-02-19

Image Format

image/jpeg

Image File Size

446 KB

Image File Location

Cop-Darc

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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